Posts Tagged ‘Sunday’

Trinity Sunday 27 May 2018

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and celebrated as a prolongation of the mysteries of Christ, and as the solemn expression of our faith in this triune life…

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Pentecost Sunday 20 May 2018

Coming 50 days after Easter and ten days after the Ascension of Our Lord, Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. For that reason, it is often called the “the birthday of the Church.” Pentecost Sunday is one of the most ancient feasts of the Church, celebrated early enough to be…

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Divine Mercy Sunday 8 April 2018

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, the Octave of Easter, observed by Roman Catholic as well as some Anglicans. It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Saint Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and is associated with special promises from Jesus…

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Gaudete Sunday 17 December 2017

Gaudete Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, which falls on December 17th this year. The Introit for Gaudete Sunday, in both the Traditional Latin Mass and the Novus Ordo, is taken from Philippians 4:4,5: “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Like Lent, Advent is a penitential season, so the priest normally…

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Corpus Christi 18 June 2017

The Feast of Corpus Christi, or the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (as it is often called today), goes back to the 13th century, but it celebrates something far older: the institution of the Sacrament of Holy Communion at the Last Supper. While Holy Thursday is also a celebration of this mystery,…

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Trinity Sunday 11 June 2017

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and celebrated as a prolongation of the mysteries of Christ, and as the solemn expression of our faith in this triune life…

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Pentecost Sunday 4 June 2017

Coming 50 days after Easter and ten days after the Ascension of Our Lord, Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. For that reason, it is often called the “the birthday of the Church.” Pentecost Sunday is one of the most ancient feasts of the Church, celebrated early enough to be…

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Divine Mercy Sunday 23 April 2017

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, the Octave of Easter, observed by Roman Catholic as well as some Anglicans. It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Saint Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and is associated with special promises from Jesus…

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Holy Week Schedule 2017

Grace and peace in the Lord. As we continue our journey in this Lenten season, may we always remember, “we are an Easter people.” This Easter Sunday, we proclaim once again Jesus Christ as Lord and we rejoice in the fact He has given us the sure promise of immortality.

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Gaudete Sunday 11 December 2016

Gaudete Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, which falls on December 11th this year. The Introit for Gaudete Sunday, in both the Traditional Latin Mass and the Novus Ordo, is taken from Philippians 4:4,5: “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Like Lent, Advent is a penitential season, so the priest normally…

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World Mission Sunday 23 October 2016

The World Mission Sunday celebration highlights the outreach of local churches through priests, religious and laity among the poor and marginalized half a world away. Life-changing help is provided to mission churches in territories covering more than half the globe. Your ongoing support of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith is vital to…

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